How big data analytics in sport supports the experts

For sports performance specialists, there has been a convergence of technology that has allowed the collection and analysis of sporting metrics like never before.

Last year’s Rio Olympic and Paralympic games saw new levels of performance from the world’s elite athletes and new and emerging technology has had a pivotal role in this success. While the latest hydrodynamic bodysuit for swimmers and exactly what Usain Bolt eats for breakfast might be headline grabbing, the gear that is really making the difference for athletes is the wearable tech transmitting real-time information about performance and the software capturing and analysing this.

Author: Louis-James Davis


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